Many congratulations to Alex Sobel for winning the Seat of Leeds North West

Leeds North West  General Election  Result LAB GAIN FROM LD

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % +/- %


Alex Sobel




Liberal Democrat

Greg Mulholland 16,192 35.0 -1.8


Alan Lamb 9,097 19.7 +1.0

Green Party

Martin Hemingway 582 1.3  -5.8

Pudsey Campaigning

Ian McCargo

Date Pudsey Ward Guiseley  & Rawdon ward  Horsforth ward
Monday 05/06/2017 (Session 2) 6:30pm – Canvassing – meet Pudsey Labour Rooms 4.30pm – Canvassing, meet Boots Pharmacy Unit 6, Guiseley Retail Park, Park Rd, Guiseley, Leeds LS20 8QH  
Tuesday  06/06/2017 (Session 1) 12.00pm – Canvassing – meet Pudsey Labour Rooms tbc 10:00am – Canvassing – meet McColl’s 77-79 Broadgate Ln, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5DU
Tuesday  06/06/2017 (session 2) 6.30pm – Canvassing – meet Pudsey Labour Rooms tbc tbc

Our campaign website is at:

Campaign contacts: Our  phone numbers are as follows:
Ian McCargo – 07815 120203
Campaign Manager, Ray Jones – 07561 823051
John Garvani – 07714 421514
Mick Coulson (Pudsey ward) – 07743 320163
Campaign number (for public) – 07543 854426

Ian McCargo
Labour and Co-operative Party Candidate for Pudsey.




Community will be out leafletting on Tuesday 6th June on  Briggate (near Body Shop) 12.00  – 2.00.  It would be great to see you there if you can help.
Hi Folks

On Tuesday 6 June, trade union activists from across the country will be out leafletting and talking to voters about why voting Labour on Thursday is so important.   And with so many folk undecided or not sure –  it is really get the message out there.    

We expect to have around 150 teams out on the day – together, we’ll be able to get our message across to thousands of voters. Thank you for being part of the campaign.

Thanks, and please make sure you keep in touch. Every single conversation we have makes a difference.
Happy campaigning!
Helen Pearce
Director unionstogether
National Trade Union & Labour Party Liaison Organisation (National TULO)
The Labour Party, Southside, 105 Victoria Street
London SW1E 6QT
Mob: 07811 371 861
Twitter: @unionstogether


Quiz your future MP! Leeds ‘Human Rights under Brexit’ hustings


Thursday 1st June 7.30pm, finish at 9pm Cosmopolitan Hotel, 2 Lower Briggate, Leeds, LS1 4AE (Regent room)
Refreshments from 7pm, This event is free and open to the public so please bring your friends and family along.

This event is kindly supported by Amnesty International Leeds and Global Justice Leeds.

Please arrive at the venue from 7pm for free refreshments, the hustings will start at 7.30pm and finish at 9pm.


We have invited candidates from the parties contesting the Leeds Central constituency.

The following candidates have confirmed their attendance;…

Hilary Benn, Labour

– Ed Carlisle, Green Party

– Andy Nash, Liberal Democrats

– Bill Palfreman, UKIP

The Conservative and Christian Peoples Alliance candidates were unavailable.


Each candidate will be given a maximum of 5 minutes to outline their position on human rights and digital rights, followed by a few prepared questions on the following subjects;

– Privacy and mass surveillance (Investigatory Powers Act)

– Freedom of expression / the press (Espionage Act proposals)

– Position on Human Rights Act / European Convention on Human Rights

We will then invite questions from the audience for the remainder of the evening.

Local residents (and those from surrounding areas) are invited to attend this FREE event, giving you the opportunity to ask parliamentary candidates in the Leeds area what their proposals for human rights and digital rights under Brexit are. We will ensure that issues around surveillance, privacy, migrant rights and democracy are included in the debate.
We look forward to seeing you.



Let’s get Fracking Serious  – Tuesday 23rd May The Victoria Hotel Leeds 7-9pm

Frack Free Leeds
Reclaim the Power

Anti-fracking? From Yorkshire? Let’s make summer plans | The Victoria Hotel Leeds | Tuesday, 23. May 2017
Local people in Lancashire have been dauntlessly resisting the fracking industry for over 6 years. Let’s show them that Yorkshire folk have got their backs. No fracking here, no fracking there, no fracking anywhere!
Cuadrilla are trying to force through the first commercial fracking in the UK. They’re preparing to drill at Preston New Road near Blackpool. Stopping the frackers there will deal a critical blow to the industry and send a strong signal to investors.
This summer, there are audacious plans for groups from across the country to ramp up the resistance. Throughout July, hundreds of people from across the UK will join the ongoing protests against fracking in Lancashire.
Come along to meet like minded people, hear first hand stories of actions against the fracking industry, discuss the strategic importance of this climate justice front line and make plans for the summer…
We’ll be sticking around for a drink after, so please feel invited to join us!

R t P